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Wade Herbert Blevins, 59, of Lansing, N.C., died on Sunday, September 16, 2018, in Arkansas.

Joyce Marie Nokes Simmons, 85, of Salisbury, N.C., passed away Monday, September 17, 2018 at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center.

Mr. Richard Allen Miller, 66, of Piney Creek, N.C., passed away Thursday evening, September 13, 2018, at his home.

Imo Jean Joines Miller, affectionately known as Mama Miller, passed away at her home on September 13, 2018.

Wayne Eldon Mason, Jr., 80, of Gainesville, Florida, died Monday, September 10, 2018, at his home, following a brief illness.

Lindsay Kay Perkins, 38, of Jefferson, N.C., died on Monday, September 3, 2018, in Kos, Greece.

Mrs. Pat Miller Vannoy, 78, of Indian Trail, N.C., formerly of Ashe County, passed away Saturday, September 9, 2018 at Cabarrus County Hospice Home.

Floy Garnet J. Hoosier, 90, of West Jefferson, N.C., died on Monday, September 10, 2018 at Margate Health and Rehab in Jefferson.

Lindsay Kay Perkins, 38, of Jefferson, N.C., died on Monday, September 3, 2018, in Kos, Greece.

Leona Ruth Newton Farrington, 99, formerly of Crumpler, N.C., died Saturday, September 8, 2018, at Vienna Village Assisted Living Center in Pfafftown, N.C.

Mr. Robert Hamby better known as Bobby, 80, of Glendale Springs, N.C., passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018, at Ashe Memorial Hospital.

Cathy Sue Richardson Russell, 67, of Lansing, N.C., passed away Wednesday at Carolina’s Continued Care Hospital in Kings Mountain.

Mr. Clifford Allen Poe, better known as Allen, 76, of Crumpler, N.C., passed away Saturday morning, September 1, 2018, at his residence.

Mr. Kenneth Earl Neaves, 77, of West Jefferson, N.C., passed away Friday afternoon, August 31, 2018 at Ashe Memorial Hospital.

Robert Carr Collie, 77, of Creston, N.C., joined his Lord and best friend, Jesus, on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, in an accident at home.

Roger Lee Cox, 76 of Creston, N.C., died Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at his home.

Mr. Michael Allen Greer, 63, of Todd, N.C., passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at his home.

Mr. Fred York Waddell, 74 of West Jefferson, N.C., died on Monday, August 27, 2018 at Watauga Medical Center in Boone.

William Mark Hardin, better known as Mark, 71 of West Jefferson, N.C., died Sunday, August 26, 2018, at Wilkes Regional Medical Center.

Vernie Alice Roten Blevins, 94, of Lansing, N.C., died Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Forest Ridge Assisted Living Center.

Diane Gentry Goss, 79, of West Jefferson, N.C., died Sunday, August 19, 2018.

Alliene Virginia Batcheler Stierwalt, better known as Vicky, 94, of Wilkesboro, N.C., passed away Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Rose Glen Manor in North Wilkesboro.

Pansy Miller Jones, 93, of West Jefferson, N.C., passed away Thursday afternoon at her home after a short illness.

Amanda Kay McNeil, 43, of Mulberry, N.C., passed away Thursday, August 9, 2018, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Dorothy Dottie Osborne, 71, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, August 09, 2018.

Fairley Ray Davis, 70, of Lansing, N.C., died Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital.

James Carl “Jim” Cox, 61, of 12295 Hwy 88 West, Creston, North Carolina, passed away on Saturday morning, August 4, 2018 at his home.

Mr. Robert Bruce Carson, better known as “Bruce”, 84, of Crumpler, N.C., passed away Wednesday morning, August 1, 2018, at Forsyth Medical Center.

Michael Dean Walton, 65 of West Jefferson, N.C., died Sunday, July 29, 2018 at Margate Health and Rebab Center.

Mr. Charlie Marshall Hamm, 28, of Creston, N.C., passed away Sunday morning, July 22, 2018.

Mr. James Elmer “Jim” Owens, Jr., 66, died on Saturday, July 21, 2018, at Eagle Health & Rehab in Statesboro, GA.

Gene Franck, 87, of Beaufort, N.C., passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018 at home surrounded by family.

Roy Gordon Cook, 80, husband of Patricia Hayes Cook, former resident of Timberwood Road, died Friday, July 20, 2018, at NHC — Clinton surrounded by his loving family.

Miss. Belle McNeil, 99, of West Jefferson. N.C., passed away Friday morning, July 20, 2018, at Ashe Assisted Living.

Mrs. Judith Ann Williams Branch, better known as “Judy” 70, of West Jefferson, N.C., passed away Saturday morning, July 21, 2018, at Margate Health and Rehab Center.

Evelyn J. Huskins, 81, of Birch Tree Lane, Boone, N.C., passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018, at Watauga Medical Center.

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our sister, Valerie Gayle, who died peacefully in her sleep, at the age of 69, after a short but brave battle with cancer.

Alyssa Marie Howell, age 4, of West Jefferson, N.C., passed away on Monday, July 16, 2018, in Boone.

Josephine Owen (Loudance) “Josie”, 85, died peacefully, after a nearly year long battle with cancer, on July 5, 2018, in Green Bay, WI.

Mr. Jerry Lee Craven, 71, of Carrollton GA, formerly of Ashe County, N.C., passed away Monday, July 9, 2018, at his home.

Mr. Thomas Walter Hardin, better known as Tommy, 88, of West Jefferson, N.C., passed away Friday morning, July 6, 2018, at Margate Health & Rehab Center.

Terry Joel Saunders, Sr., born February 26, 1966, 52, of Jefferson North Carolina went to be with the Lord on July 4th, 2018.

Gaylord Merle Snyder,85, died on July 5, 2018 at the Aldersgate Asbury Center in Charlotte, N.C.

Mrs. Dorothy Helen Hess, 88, of West Jefferson, N.C., passed away Friday morning, June 29, 2018 at her home.

SSGT (Staff Sargent) John R. Sawyer, US Army Retired, 88, of Fleetwood, N.C., passed away Thursday, June 28, 2018, at Watauga Medical Center.